Principal Investigator

Dongyan Xu

Prof. Dongyan Xu, Associate Professor

Prof. Dongyan Xu received her B.Eng., M.Eng., and D.Eng. degrees from the Department of Engineering Mechanics at Tsinghua University in 1998, 2004, and 2004, respectively. She received her Ph.D. degree from the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Vanderbilt University in 2008. After that, she worked as a Postdoc Fellow at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and University of California, Berkeley for two years. She joined the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering at the Chinese University of Hong Kong as an Assistant Professor in August 2010, where she is currently an Associate Professor. Her research interests include thermoelectrics, thermal management, nanoscale heat transfer, energy conversion and storage, and micro/nanofluidics.

 

Contact Information

 

Room 206, William M.W. Mong Engineering Building
The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Shatin, NT, Hong Kong

Tel: +852 3943-8045 | Fax: +852 2603-6002
E-mail: dyxu@mae.cuhk.edu.hk

Postdoc Fellow

Ph.D student, 2013-2018

​Research Assistant, 2018-2019

Postdoc, 2019-present

 

Yucheng Xiong received his B.S. degree (2013) in Energy and Power Engineering from Huazhong University of Science & Technology. In Aug 2013, he joined the group as a Ph.D. student. After graduation, he continues to work in the same group as a Research Assistant and a Postdoc Fellow. His research is focusing on tuning thermal transport properties of one-dimensional nanostructures.

 

Location: Room 301, William M.W. Mong Engineering Building
E-mail: ycxiong@mae.cuhk.edu.hk

Yucheng Xiong

Postgraduate Students

Ph.D student, 2014-present

Mr. Yi Liu obtained his B.S. degree from the Department of Thermal and Power Engineering, Huazhong University of Sci.&Tch. in 2014. At the same year, he joined the Nano Energy Research Laboratory as a PhD student in the Department of Mechanical and Automation Engineering, the Chinese University of Hong Kong. His current research focuses on the enhancement of pool boiling performance with micro-structured surfaces.

 

Location: Room 301, William M.W. Mong Engineering Building
E-mail: yliu3@mae.cuhk.edu.hk

Yi Liu

Ph.D student, 2016-present

 

Mr. Jiaqi Tang received his B.S. degree from the Department of Physics at Tsinghua University in 2015. In August 2016, he joined the group as a Ph.D student. His current research focuses on flow boiling in microchannels.

 

 

Location: Room 301, William M.W. Mong Engineering Building
E-mail: jqtang@mae.cuhk.edu.hk

Jiaqi Tang

Ph.D student, 2016-present

Mr. Haoxiang Wei obtained his B.S. degree (2013) in Mechanical Engineering and Automation from Xi’an Jiaotong University and MPhil degree (2015) from Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He joined the group as a Ph.D student in August 2016 and focuses on synthesis and characterization of nanostructured thermoelectric materials.  

 

 

Location: Room 301, William M.W. Mong Engineering Building
E-mail: hxwei@mae.cuhk.edu.hk

Haoxiang Wei

Ph.D student, 2016-present

Ming Li obtained her B. Eng. degree (2016) in Materials Science and Engineering from Kunming University of Science and Technology. She joined the group as a PhD student in July 2019. Her current research focuses on studying thermal transport properties of low-dimensional materials.

 

 

Location: Room 301, Academic Building No.1

E-mail: mli2@mae.cuhk.edu.hk

Ming Li

Ph.D student, 2017-present

Jian Zhang received his B.S. degree in Process Equipment and Control Engineering in Xi’an Jiaotong University in 2017. In August 2017, he joined the group as a Ph.D student. His current research focuses on development of high power density thermoelectric generators for wireless sensor network and wearable electronics applications. 

 

 

Location: Room 301, William M.W. Mong Engineering Building
E-mail: jzhang02@mae.cuhk.edu.hk

Jian Zhang

Ph.D student, 2018-present

Fengju Yao obtained her B.S. degree and Master degree from the Department of Energy Science and Engineering in Harbin Institute of Technology in 2015 and 2017, respectively. In March 2018, she joined the group as a RA. In August 2018, She became a Ph.D student. Her research is focusing on studying thermal transport characteristics of nanowires.

 

 

Location: Room 301, William M.W. Mong Engineering Building
E-mail: fjyao@mae.cuhk.edu.hk

Fengju Yao

Ph.D student, 2019-present

Yanjun Du received her B.S. degree in Energy and Power Engineering in Xi’an Jiaotong University in 2018. In August 2019, she joined the group as a PhD student. Her current research focuses on microfluidic devices for biomedical applications.

 

 

Location: Room 301, William M.W. Mong Engineering Building
E-mail: yjdu@link.cuhk.edu.hk

Yanjun Du

Alumni

Postdoc, 2013-2015

 

Dr. Hao Tang obtained his Ph.D. degree in Materials Science and Physics from the City University of Hong Kong in May 2008.  In 2013, Dr. Tang joined the group as a postdoc. He is currently working on thermoelectric transport in topological insulator nanoribbons.

 

 

 

 

 

E-mail: tanghaotc@gmail.com

Hao Tang

Ph.D student, 2013-2015

Research Assistant, 2016-2017

Dr. Qiang Fu received his B.S. degree (2008) in Mechanical and Automation Engineering, M.S. degree (2011) in Measuring and Testing Technologies and Instruments from Xi an Jiaotong University, and Ph.D. degree (2015) in Mechanical and Automation Engineering from the Chinese University of Hong Kong.  After graduation, he continues to work in the same group as Research Assistant.  His research focuses on Nanostuctured Thermoelectric Materials.


E-mail: qfu@mae.cuhk.edu.hk

Qiang Fu

Ph.D Student, 2011-2017

 

Dr. Xiaomeng WANG received her B.S. degree (2011) in Energy Engineering from Zhejiang University. In 2011, she joined the group as a Ph.D student. Her current research focuses on Thermal transport in one-dimensional nanostructured thermoelectric materials.

 

 

 

 

E-mail: zjuwangxiaomeng0312@gmail.com

Xiaomeng Wang

Ph.D student, 2013-2017

Dr. Wenhua Zhang received his B.S. degree (2013) in Energy Engineering from Zhejiang University. In August 2013, he joined the group as a Ph.D student. His current research focuses on synthesis and characterization of electroplated thermoelectric materials and development of high power density thermoelectric generators for wireless sensor network and wearable electronics applications.

 

E-mail: whzhang@mae.cuhk.edu.hk

Wenhua Zhang

Ph.D student, 2014-2017

 

Mr. Wangbin Zheng graduated from University of Science and Technology of China (USTC) in 2014 with a B.S. degree in Theoretics and Applied Mechanics.  His current research involves thermoelectric transport in organic thin films.

 

 

 


E-mail: wbzheng@mae.cuhk.edu.hk

Wangbin Zheng

Research Assistant, 2017-2019

Yajun Sun received his B.S. degree (2017) in Energy and Power Engineering from Huazhong University of Science & Technology. In Sep 2017, he joined the group as a RA. His research is focusing on setting up the test platform of measuring thermal interface materials and tuning thermal transport properties of one-dimensional nanostructures.

 

 


E-mail: yjsun@mae.cuhk.edu.hk

Yajun Sun

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